Contemporary Women’s Writing and the Medical Humanities (9)

CCWW PGR/ECR Online Seminar Series

This series examines engagements with healthcare, medical innovation, and ethics in contemporary women’s writing. It spotlights how a diverse range of contemporary women’s writing (spanning fiction, philosophy, life-writing, and many other genres) is engaging with central questions concerning public health at the intersections of the humanities and medical science and practice.  

Seminar Nine: Pregnancy and Childbirth

Guest Chair: Amaleena Damlé (Durham)

Laura Lazzari (Catholic University of America; Franklin University Switzerland): ‘How to Achieve a Positive Birth Experience? Female Agency and Childbirth in Swiss-Italian Literature’

Soumya Kashyap and Priyanka Tripathi (Indian Institute of Technology Patna): ‘Practising the Humanities: Female Fertility, Artificial Reproductive Technology and Contemporary Indian Women’s Writing’

Kaliane Ung (Pittsburgh): ‘The First Days of Maternity in Contemporary French Literature’

Author: 
Institute of Modern Languages Research
Speaker(s): 
Laura Lazzari (Catholic University of America; Franklin University Switzerland); Soumya Kashyap and Priyanka Tripathi (Indian Institute of Technology Patna); Kaliane Ung (Pittsburgh)
Event date: 
Tuesday, 26 January 2021 - 5:30pm